Sandra Bullock sounds terrified in 911 call reporting an intruder
Sandra Bullock definitely wasn’t acting last July when an intruder was in her home: Her fear is palpable in a 911 call played Thursday in court.
“I’m in my closet. I have a safe door in my bedroom,” the actress can be heard telling the dispatcher. “I’ve locked it and I’m locked in the closet right now.”
The Oscar winner saw a man in the hallway outside her bedroom when she got up to investigate some loud noises she first thought were caused by wind. In the 911 call, the 50-year-old tells the dispatcher that the man has gone up into her attic and she thinks he didn’t see her.
The taped conversation was the first piece of evidence presented against Joshua Corbett at a preliminary hearing, the Associated Press reported. The 39-year-old man was arrested June 8 on suspicion of felony burglary, stalking and weapons charges after police found him inside the actress’ house and later discovered what they called an “arsenal of weapons” at his Montrose home.
“Are they close?” she asks -- meaning the cops -- in a portion of the call posted by TMZ. “Someone’s knocking on my door. Is that them?” she asks later.
After being taken into custody, “He said, ‘I’m sorry. I love you Sandy,’” Los Angeles police Officer Jose Bermudez testified, the AP said.
Corbett was carrying a notebook filled with magazine pictures of Bullock and a number of handwritten notes, police said last July, including one written the day before the break-in referring to the actress as his wife and her 4-year-old child, Louis, as his son. The boy was not home during the intrusion.
Security footage showed Corbett outside Bullock’s gates on the three days before he was arrested, the AP said.
“There is two large impervious gates that no one can open but you,” Detective Christina Carlozzi said in court Thursday, reading from the writings found on Corbett. “I hope one day you open them to me.”
Bullock is not expected to testify in the preliminary hearing, during which the judge will decide whether there’s enough evidence to proceed to trial on the multiple charges Corbett is facing.
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